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Patricia Viar Heath

Patricia Viar Heath, American diabetes nurse educator. Registered Nurse Texas; certified diabetes educator. Recipient award for meritorious service American Cancer Society, 1986; Vivian Dodge nursing fellowship. Member American Diabetes Association, American Association Diabetes Educators (member STADE), Sigma Theta Tau.

Background

  • Heath, Patricia Viar was born on January 16, 1948 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Charles Emmett and Marian (Achterman) Viar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Virginia, 1970. Master of Science in Nursing, University Arizona, 1981. Nova Scotia, University Arizona, 1981.

    Career

    • Staff development clinician El Dorado Hospital, Tucson. Medical/surgical clinical specialist Lynchburg (Virginia) General Hospital. Oncology clinical specialist Spohn Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas.

      Clinician M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston. Senior research nurse rheumatology University Texas Health Science Center. Diabetes educator, Houston.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Texas. Certified diabetes educator.

    Membership

    Member American Diabetes Association, American Association Diabetes Educators (member STADE), Sigma Theta Tau.

    Connections

    • Married David Health, April 9, 1988.
    • father: Charles Emmett Viar
    • mother: Marian (Achterman) Viar
    • spouse: David Health
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    Born January 16, 1948
    (age 69)
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